Little Mountain Neighbourhood House (Family Drop-In Special Needs Support Assistant)

Organization Name: Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
Opportunity Title: Family Drop-In Special Needs Support Assistant
Category: Children & Youth
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: November 15, 2016
End Date: November 1, 2099

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Opportunity Description:

A valuable Hands- On learning experience supporting children with behaviour challenges offered through shadowing, training and support. Perfect for students looking to build practical experience. The Drop-In Special Needs Support Assistant will help support children with behavioural and motor challenges, by positively participating in a drop-in program for parents/caregivers and their 0-5 year old children. The program is designed to enhance the intellectual, emotional and social development of children. Reports to Volunteer Support Coordinator and Family Resource Manager Responsibilities: Encourage diversity in group setting through one on one support Actively engage in learning behaviour management techniques that are modeled Promote and provide safe play experiences Offer Patient and Enthusiastic, Child-Centred Support Qualifications: Experience working with families with young children preferred Knowledge of child development or interest in learning Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to observe confidentiality of participants Willing to present and/or apply for a criminal record check done through organization at no cost Able to commit to three months First aid certificate an asset Benefits: Behaviour management skills modeled and taught, support and troubleshooting offered Letter to confirm hours and type of support provided Two 2.5 hour shifts available per week, Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 – 12 pm Please apply with a resume and cover letter to: Maria Valenzuela Manager, Family Resource Programs Email:

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